Importance of nasal endoscopy for the evaluation of epistaxis
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of nasal endoscopy in cases of epistaxis.
Study design: Prospective study Setting: Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College & Hospital, Burdwan, India.
Method: 118 patients with epistaxis presented in the Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College & Hospital, Burdwan were evaluated with the help of nasal endoscope to find out the hidden cause of epistaxis.
Conclusion: Significant pathology was detected in 88 cases (69%) out of 118 cases of epistaxis. Moreover, endoscope guided biopsy was taken in suspected cases and managed according to histopathology report.
Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2012; 18(1): 11-15
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